Life Lessons from Calvin and Hobbes for every child (everyone, actually!)

Life Lessons from Calvin and Hobbes for every child (everyone, actually!)

Image Source: https://www.amazon.in/Its-Magical-World-Calvin-Collection/dp/0751517208/ref=sr_1_14?dchild=1&keywords=calvin+and+hobbes&qid=1593941325&sr=8-14 Calvin and Hobbes, a daily comic strip published between 1985-’95, was written and illustrated by Bill Watterson. This comic strip centered around young Calvin, a spiky-haired, sarcastic, overly imaginative, adventure-loving 6-year-old who gets himself and his best friend, a sardonic, philosophical stuffed tiger (which comes to life when no one else is around) in lots of trouble. Calvin was named after the 16th-century theologian John Calvin and his stuffed animal friend was named after…

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Book Review – The Great Race

Book Review – The Great Race

Publisher: Tara Books Author: Nathan Kumar Scott Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara The Great Race is a witty story based on an Indonesian trickster tale. It is an extremely satisfying read and its earthy folk art illustrations stand out. At first, you think that this is similar to the story of Aesop’s The Hare and the Tortoise. The race in this book, however, is between Kanchil, a mouse deer who is very proud that he is the…

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Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

If you ask 10 people around you, at least 7 of them would have heard of Roald Dahl – either through his books or a movie based on one of his books. That he is a great entertainer goes without saying, going by the wild popularity he enjoys. But his stories are also a great bundle of lessons and learnings, that are relevant to all of us, irrespective of age and times we are living in. And oh, the words – as mouthful and delicious as the chocolates in his famous book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

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10 Drool-inducing Mango Themed Books

10 Drool-inducing Mango Themed Books

It is the season of the king of fruits – Mangoes!! Raw, green, sour, and crunchy. Or ripe, golden, plump and soft. Summertime is mango time, a time children wait for – blazing sun, sticky mango juice ringing their mouths and dripping down their fingers. Now you can eat away those delicious mangoes while reading books based on them!

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Peppa Loves Yoga – Bend and Stretch with Peppa – Book Review

Peppa Loves Yoga – Bend and Stretch with Peppa – Book Review

Peppa Loves Yoga Age Group: 1 to 5 Years No.of pages: 16 Type: Picture Book Format: Board book Price: Rs.250 Peppa, an enthusiastic pig who is in preschool, participates in many activities. She learns something new every day and has a lot of fun with her family and friends. This time she learns Yoga! And she loves it! The book tells a story of one day in Peppa Pig’s playgroup when Miss. Rabbit comes over to teach the…

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Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

We all know that practicing Yoga can be beneficial for children.  Learning Yoga can be fun and exciting for children.  Yoga is considered as one of the ways to get children to unwind. Why not get them a good book on Yoga which is charming, informative and enjoyable? If you are looking to introduce yoga to your children, use some of our these children’s yoga books. These books are a great way to get children interested in…

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Twelve Tricky Tongue Twister Tales To Tease your Tongue

Twelve Tricky Tongue Twister Tales To Tease your Tongue

Tongue twisters are a fun way to get tongues moving and raising laughs. Tongue twisters offer many benefits in speech, grammar and listening skills. Take advantage of this simple, fun tool to get your kids laughing and learning. Take the tongue curling challenge and check out these Tongue Twisters to get your tongue in knots. Many children love reading books filled with silly tongue twisters, even though most don’t make narrative sense, because it offers a…

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Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

as Stephen King famously said – Books are uniquely portable magic! So let the magic take over, and transform a dull, dreary afternoon into a fun, adventure in the land of stories.

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Captivating Children’s Books on Sibling Relationships

Captivating Children’s Books on Sibling Relationships

Life with a sibling is everything but a walk in the park. The constant squabbling, tattletale-ing, name-calling, sharing, not sharing, hugging, hitting, accusing, aching and TV remote breaking. Crying. So much crying! It’s a caring, comparing, hair-tearing kind of love, isn’t it? This is just the tip of the iceberg compared to the smorgasbord of complex, ambivalent emotions one feels. Sibling relationships are all unique, but there is no doubt that the experience plays an…

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Thatha’s Pumpkin – It’s definitely some pumpkins! – Book Review

Thatha’s Pumpkin – It’s definitely some pumpkins! – Book Review

Thatha’s Pumpkin Age Group: 4 to 6 Years Author: Lalita Iyer Illustrator: Proiti Roy No.of pages: 40 Type: Picture Book Format: Paper Back Price: Rs.250 Hocus Pocus! The Fairy Godmother cast her spell on a big, round, juicy, orange PUMPKIN! From Disney’s Cinderella to Jack-o-Lanterns of Halloween, pumpkins have never failed to amaze us. Karadi Tales’ latest adventure in books, Thatha’s Pumpkin talks about the humble, sweet vegetable that we all love – Pumpkin! Not only is pumpkin delicious but it…

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